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Rachel Syme Hired as Books Editor at NPR Digital

Rachel Syme, the former culture editor of The Daily Beast, has been hired as the new books editor at NPR Digital.

You can read more of Syme’s work at The Daily Beast.  She also keeps a Tumblr blog here. As part of the new hire, NPR is asking readers to fill out a survey about books coverage. Follow this link to submit your thoughts.

Syme (pictured) confirmed the hiring with a tweet: “True :) RT @sarahw As part of that same project, NPR hired @rachsyme as its new books editor. #soexcitedformyNPRmug.” (Via Sarah Weinman)

UPDATE: An earlier version of this post mistakenly identified the editorial position.

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